Girls Basketball Roundup: Zacharias Leads West High Past Dubuque Hempstead

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Lauren Zacharias posted a career-high scoring output for the second straight game on Tuesday as West High pulled away for a 71-60 win over Dubuque Hempstead in a Mississippi Valley Conference Valley Division contest in Iowa City.

Zacharias poured in a game-high 24 points as Class 5A No. 11 West High improved to 8-2 on the season and 5-1 in MVC play with its third consecutive win.

Cailyn Morgan added 15 points and freshman Emma Ingersoll-Weng had 12 for the Women of Troy.

Madison Fleckenstein had 15 points and Riley Kay had 13 for Dubuque Hempstead which dropped to 4-8 on the season and 2-4 in MVC play.

West High                             18  12  16  23  –  71

Dubuque Hempstead            11  17  13  15  –  60

West High (71) – Lauren Zacharias 24, Cailyn Morgan 15, Emma Ingersoll-Weng 12, Syndey Allen 9, Audrey Koch 8, Matayia Tellis 3

Dubuque Hempstead (60) – Madison Fleckenstein 15, Riley Kay 13, Sydney Paulsen 9, Morgan Hawkins 7, Kaylie Springer 7, Katie Schaul 5, Riley Bleymeyer 4